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Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency

Estelle House
11 Eustace Road
London, SW6 1JB
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Darley Anderson (crime, mystery, thrillers, women's fiction)
  • Madeleine Buston (Head of Rights, women's fiction)
  • Rosanna Belingham (Finance)
  • Zoe King (non-fiction)
  • Becky Stradwisk (Children's fiction)
  • Camilla Bolton (crime & thrillers)

The Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency

The Darley Anderson Literary, TV and Film Agency was founded in 1988 by ex-publisher Darley Anderson and is based in London with a regional office in the book town of Hay-on-Wye on the English/Welsh borders.

Commission : 20% for film/TV/radio. Has an association with APA Talent & Literary Agency in Hollywood.

Accepts submissions for commercial fiction, including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, accessible literary, romantic comedy, chick-lit, women in jeopardy, sagas and historicals.

For fiction, only accepts only paper submissions. Please send:

A query letter, including a brief biography
A one page synopsis
The first three chapters
A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your manuscript

For non-fiction submissions, please send:

A query letter, including a brief biography and why you are 'qualified' to write the book
An outline of your proposal
The first three chapters or writing samples
A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your manuscript

Non-fiction submissions can also be sent by email direct to zoe@darleyanderson.com

Please note that they are not currently taking on new screenwriters, poets or short story writers.

Clients include Anne Baker, Alex Barclay, Constance Briscoe, Paul Carson, Cathy Cassidy, Lee Child, Lisa Clark, Martina Cole, John Connolly, Jane Costello, Margaret Dickinson, Clare Dowling, Tana French, Milly Johnson, Joan Jonker, Danny King, Adrienne Kress, Patrick Lennon, Rani Manicka, Chris Mooney, Annie Murray, Lesley Pearse, Lynda Page, Adrian Plass, Sheila Quigley, Carmen Reid, Rebecca Shaw, Peter Sheridan, Graeme Sims, Elizabeth Waite, Kate Wild, Ahmet Zappa. Clients include Cathy Cassidy, Lisa Clark, Adrienne Kress, Carmen Reid, Rob Stevens, Kate Wild, Ahmet Zappa.

Founded 1988.

Association of Authors' Agents

was founded in 1988 by ex-publisher Darley Anderson and is based in London with a regional office in the book town of Hay-on-Wye on the English/Welsh borders.

Commission : 20% for film/TV/radio. Has an association with APA Talent & Literary Agency in Hollywood.

Accepts submissions for commercial fiction, including thrillers, mysteries, crime, horror, fantasy, accessible literary, romantic comedy, chick-lit, women in jeopardy, sagas and historicals.

For fiction, only accepts only paper submissions. Please send:

A query letter, including a brief biography
A one page synopsis
The first three chapters
A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your manuscript

For non-fiction submissions, please send:

A query letter, including a brief biography and why you are 'qualified' to write the book
An outline of your proposal
The first three chapters or writing samples
A self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your manuscript

Non-fiction submissions can also be sent by email direct to zoe@darleyanderson.com

Please note that they are not currently taking on new screenwriters, poets or short story writers.

Clients include Anne Baker, Alex Barclay, Constance Briscoe, Paul Carson, Cathy Cassidy, Lee Child, Lisa Clark, Martina Cole, John Connolly, Jane Costello, Margaret Dickinson, Clare Dowling, Tana French, Milly Johnson, Joan Jonker, Danny King, Adrienne Kress, Patrick Lennon, Rani Manicka, Chris Mooney, Annie Murray, Lesley Pearse, Lynda Page, Adrian Plass, Sheila Quigley, Carmen Reid, Rebecca Shaw, Peter Sheridan, Graeme Sims, Elizabeth Waite, Kate Wild, Ahmet Zappa. Clients include Cathy Cassidy, Lisa Clark, Adrienne Kress, Carmen Reid, Rob Stevens, Kate Wild, Ahmet Zappa.

Founded 1988.

Association of Authors' AgentsThe association of UK agents. Their website (http://www.agentsassoc.co.uk/index.html) gives a Directory of Members and a code of practice, but no information about the agencies other than their names. The association refers visitors to the UK agent listings from The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook on the WritersServices site.

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020-7386 5571

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